Posts Tagged ‘ Neuroscience ’

Fourth State of Mind: Neurobiology of Meditation [Part 2]

Jun 4th, 2012 | By
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Meditation and relaxation alters alpha and theta brain wave patterns that increases awareness of mental processes recent research reveals.



Current research : How music can ‘create’ happiness out of thin air

Jun 30th, 2011 | By
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In a recent study at Groningen University, Netherlands, more evidence has been provided in favour of the top-down mode of sensory data processing by our brain. Do we generally tend to see what we expect to see ?



Seeking a Neurological Explanation Of Religious Fundamentalism

May 31st, 2011 | By
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Why some human beings react violently when their beliefs regarding deeply personal philosophical views are challenged, is a question that needs serious probing. Should it be considered merely an pathological form of behaviour neurologically speaking, or does it represent a social disorder on the lines of ‘culture bound syndromes’ ? Especially because such violent reactions

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